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Meaning of "Hyksos" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HYKSOS

From Greek Huksōs name of ruling dynasty in Egypt, from Egyptian hq's'sw ruler of the lands of the nomads.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HYKSOS

Hyksos  [ˈhɪksɒs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYKSOS

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Hyksos is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYKSOS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hyksos

Hyksos

The Hyksos or Hycsos (/ˈhɪksɒs/ or /ˈhɪksoʊz/; Egyptian heqa khaseshet, "ruler(s) of the foreign countries"; Greek Ὑκσώς, Ὑξώς) were an Asiatic people from West Asia who took over the eastern Nile Delta, ending the Thirteenth dynasty of Egypt and initiating the Second Intermediate Period. Important Canaanite populations first appeared in Egypt towards the end of the 12th Dynasty c. 1800 BC, and either around that time or c. 1720 BC, formed an independent realm in the eastern Nile Delta. The Canaanite rulers of the Delta, regrouped in the 14th Dynasty, coexisted with the Egyptian 13th Dynasty, based in Itjtawy. The power of the 13th and 14th dynasties progressively waned, perhaps due to famine and plague, and c. 1650 BC both were invaded by the Hyksos, who formed their own dynasty, the 15th Dynasty. The collapse of the 13th Dynasty created a power vacuum in the south, which may have led to the rise of the 16th Dynasty, based in Thebes, and possibly of a local dynasty in Abydos. Both were eventually conquered by the Hyksos, albeit for a short time in the case of Thebes.

Definition of Hyksos in the English dictionary

The definition of Hyksos in the dictionary is a member of a nomadic Asian people, probably Semites, who controlled Egypt from 1720 bc until 1560 bc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYKSOS


Naxos
ˈnæksɒs
Peloponnesos
ˌpɛləpəˈniːsɒs
soss
sɒs

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYKSOS

Barbados
bassos
Campos
Carlos
chaos
Comoros
cos
Davos
Dionysos
Dos Passos
Eos
Gros
Jos
Knossos
Laos
logos
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petasos
Santos
Shabbosos

Synonyms and antonyms of Hyksos in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Hyksos» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYKSOS

Find out the translation of Hyksos to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Hyksos from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Hyksos» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

希克索斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hicsos
570 millions of speakers

English

Hyksos
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हिक्सोस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الهكسوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гиксосов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hicsos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিক্সসের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Hyksos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hyksos
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hyksos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヒクソス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

힉소스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hyksos
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Hyksos
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Hyksos
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिक्सोस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hyksos
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Hyksos
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hyksosów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гіксосів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hyksos
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Υκσώς
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Hyksos
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Hyksos
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Hyksos
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYKSOS»

The term «Hyksos» is regularly used and occupies the 85.212 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYKSOS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Hyksos

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYKSOS»

Discover the use of Hyksos in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Hyksos and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Hyksos Period in Egypt
This book explores the religion, politics and customs of the Hyksos and provides a concise overview of this short period of Egyptian history.
Charlotte Booth, 2005
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Tempest and Exodus: The biblical Exodus was the Hyksos ...
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Ralph Ellis, 2010
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The Culture of Ancient Egypt
The Hyksos showed no tendency to reach out hungrily for Egyptian civilization; they let shadow pharaohs continue at Thebes instead of eliminating Egyptian rulers and taking over the entire divine rule at Avaris-Tanis. Their interest was regular ...
John A. Wilson, 1951
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The foreign relations of the "Hyksos": a neutron activation ...
This publication and the research on which it is based, completes the work of Joan Huntoon whose dissertation focused on the origins, distribution and trade of Middle Bronze Canaanite Jars, with the site of Tel el-Dab'a featuring ...
Patrick E. McGovern, 2000
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The Hyksos: A New Investigation
Syria-Palestine during the Hyksos period must be revised. A part of any revision must be a new approach to the archaeological data. In the past many archaeologists, including Engberg, abused the term “Hyksos” by using it to describe certain ...
John Van Seters, 2010
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Hyksos and Israelite Cities
14 Plan of Hyksos camp. 3-4 Sections of Hyksos camp 4-7 Model and views of Hyksos camp 5-6 Hyksos grave, daggers, and pottery Hyksos daggers and objects H44 Hyksos scarabs and pottery Scarabs, XIIth—XVIIth dynasty 15 Hyksos ...
William Matthew Flinders Petrie, John Garrow Duncan, 1906
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Egypt, the Trunk of the Tree, Vol.II: A Modern Survey of and ...
introduced in Greece during the 18 th century BC corresponded to a Hyksos mixture of the Egyptian god Seth and the Semitic gods Yahweh and Yam. However, despite these and other similar suppositions, available evidence, including ...
Simson Najovits, 2003
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Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt
During Dynasties 15 and 16 the Hyksos took advantage of Egypt's internal weakness and seized control of Egypt. Their arrival (once viewed by scholars as an invasion) was probably achieved by infiltration rather than by significant military ...
Ann Rosalie David, 1998
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Empire of Thebes, Or, Ages in Chaos Revisited
The cultural links between the Hyksos and Mesopotamia are actually all- pervasive. A granite lion engraved with the name of Khyan, one of the most powerful Hyksos pharaohs, was discovered in Baghdad,2 and during the Hyksos epoch large ...
Emmet John Sweeney, 2006
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Black Athena Revisited
Evidence from the fortress indicates an extended Egyptian occupation during the Thirteenth Dynasty; it was captured by the Kushites at the same time that the dynasty collapsed under the Hyksos onslaught (Trigger 1976, 82-85; Trigger et al .
Mary R. Lefkowitz, Guy MacLean Rogers, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYKSOS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Hyksos is used in the context of the following news items.
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sinai: scholars, scientists and a new secret compass … - TravPR.com
The Hyksos people from Western Asia cross the Sinai to take over the eastern Nile Delta, temporality shutting off the turquoise mining in the ... «TravPR.com, Jul 15»
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Apples, Oranges and Nephites
We have the rock solid and well documented fact that Semitic peoples had often been in Egypt, that they had been a major part of the Hyksos ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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Superweapon of the Ancient World
Some have speculated that the chariot was introduced by the invading Hyksos (although there is no factual evidence to support this claim). «AINA, Jun 15»
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A diversity nightmare
Then they stabbed their kindly hosts in the back by joining the Hyksos invaders. Centuries later they capped this betrayal by pioneering the ... «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jun 15»
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The true story of Sodom and Gomorrah (Part 2)
Some went with Abraham to Egypt and became the Hyksos, i.e. hyk-ku: “Wealthy (ryk/rik/rich) Arians (nku/Sheep)”, the “Shepherds” indigenous ... «Mmegi Online, Jun 15»
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4 Classic Egyptian Novels to Devour this Summer
The final installment, “Thebes at War,” tells the story of Egypt's struggle and victory over the Hyksos, who dominated the country for two ... «StepFeed, May 15»
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Is the world ready for a female leader? It wasn't in 1478 BCE
Hatshepsut, 1508–1458 BC, came to the Egyptian throne in 1478 BCE, well after the Egypt's split into two by the Hyksos, who conquered the ... «Haaretz, Apr 15»
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Who was the pharaoh of the Exodus?
... 1760 BCE, which corresponds in time to the entry of the Hyksos from Syria, with whom the ancient historian Josephus links the Israelites. And ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Apr 15»
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A pessoptimistic view of the Israeli elections
Every megalomaniac in history who aspired to conquer the world, from the leaders of the Hyksos to those of the Hebrews, the Persians, the ... «Mondoweiss, Mar 15»
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Prosecuting the iconic figures and creating the skittish gazelle
... then do not mention the heroics of Ahmose, his wheels of war and wars against the Hyksos. Do not tell your children the story of Tuthmosis III, ... «Middle East Monitor, Mar 15»

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